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Seeking Clarity About Clairo

A new kind of pop star: In a musical landscape full of false messiahs billing themselves as game-changers, it's easy to scoff at the notion,…
Chris DeVille | August 1, 2019 - 3:30 pm

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Rosalía Is Becoming Earth’s Most Exciting Pop Star

At this late date it's rare to encounter music that truly sounds like nothing else, but El Mal Querer pulled it off last year. The…
Chris DeVille | July 11, 2019 - 2:27 pm

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Madame X Is The Best Madonna Album In A Long Time

"Hey young people - you're getting older every second. It's what we do. One day someone will tell you to stop and you'll be all…
Chris DeVille | June 13, 2019 - 4:57 pm

More Pharrell stories

Beck – “Dark Places”

20 years ago, the combination of Beck and Pharrell Williams would've seemed like the coolest thing that could ever possibly happen. Today, it's still pretty…
Tom Breihan | November 7, 2019 - 8:50 am

Beck – “Uneventful Days” & “Hyperlife”

Back in April, Beck released "Saw Lightning," a new track that he'd recorded with super-producer Pharrell Williams, and he announced that it would be the…
Tom Breihan | October 17, 2019 - 9:12 am

Pharrell Distances Himself From “Blurred Lines”

Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams' "Blurred Lines" was huge when it came out in 2013. It'll appear in our The Number Ones column eventually, and…
James Rettig | October 14, 2019 - 1:16 pm

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Rosalía Is Becoming Earth’s Most Exciting Pop Star

At this late date it's rare to encounter music that truly sounds like nothing else, but El Mal Querer pulled it off last year. The…
Chris DeVille | July 11, 2019 - 2:27 pm

Pharrell Williams – “Letter To My Godfather”

Today, Netflix releases the new documentary The Black Godfather, a sort of hagiography about the decades-long career of the legendary behind-the-scenes music-business fixer Clarence Avant.
Tom Breihan | June 7, 2019 - 9:29 am

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The Time Has Come To Discuss Yungblud

The name "youngblood" has a rich history in pop music. First there were the Youngbloods, the critically acclaimed folk-rockers best known for their 1967 hit…
Chris DeVille | May 2, 2019 - 4:18 pm

Watch Pharrell Bring Out Jay-Z, Diddy, Missy Elliott, Tyler, The Creator, More In Virginia Beach

Pharrell Williams hosted the inaugural edition of his Something In The Water music festival this weekend in his hometown of Virginia Beach. While organizers were…
Rob Arcand / Spin | April 28, 2019 - 2:54 pm

Beck – “Saw Lightning”

Beck has released a new song, "Saw Lightning," that will appear on an upcoming new album called Hyperspace that's out "at an as yet undetermined…
James Rettig | April 15, 2019 - 12:18 pm

Gesaffelstein – “Blast Off” (Feat. Pharrell) Video

Pharrell Williams has a pretty good track record of singing on slick, electro-indebted songs from French dance producers. Last month, he was at it again,…
Tom Breihan | April 15, 2019 - 10:48 am

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BLACKPINK’s All-Out K-Pop Onslaught Reaches American Shores

Let me take you back to a moment in the not-so-distant past, a proudly and obnoxiously loud era in pop music history known as the…
Chris DeVille | April 11, 2019 - 12:00 pm

Pharrell’s Inaugural Something In The Water Festival Features Missy Elliott, Janelle Monáe, Pusha-T, & More

Pharrell Williams has announced the star-studded lineup for the debut edition of his Virginia Beach festival, Something In The Water. The list includes Travis Scott,…
Angelica Acevedo / Billboard | March 4, 2019 - 10:39 am

Stream 2 Chainz’s New Album Rap Or Go To The League Featuring Kendrick Lamar, Ariana Grande, Travis Scott, & More

2 Chainz first announced his new album Rap Or Go To The League, the follow-up to 2017's Pretty Girls Like Trap Music, over a year…
Peter Helman | March 1, 2019 - 10:13 am

Gesaffelstein – “Blast Off” (Feat. Pharrell Williams)

French dance producer Gesaffelstein has collaborated with big names like Kanye West, the Weeknd, and A$AP Rocky, but he hasn't released an album of his…
Peter Helman | March 1, 2019 - 12:12 am
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